Iranian Woman Weightlifter Jahanfekrian Unable to Compete at Olympics


Iranian Woman Weightlifter Jahanfekrian Unable to Compete at Olympics

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian woman weightlifter Parisa Jahanfekrian will not participate at the 2020 Olympic Games.

After withdrawal of Iuniarra Sipaia from Samoa, Jahanfekrian replaced her to take part in the Games.

But the medical council of Iran's Sports Medicine Federation announced that Jahanfekrian cannot participate at the 2020 Olympic Games since she will not be ready for the competition.

The 87kg weightlifter has recently undergone a hand surgery.

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